Tūhoe Headquarters - Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Te Uru Taumatua is Tūhoe’s new administrative and cultural hub, aiming to become NZ’s first Living Building and featuring Abodo timber throughout
New Zealand’s First Living Building Challenge
Te Uru Taumatua is the Tūhoe tribe’s new administrative and cultural hub. The project is aiming to become New Zealand’s first Living Building.
The Living Building Challenge requires that all materials be analysed and approved to the highest environmental credentials.
FSC® certified timber supplied by Abodo features extensively throughout the project, including: exterior weatherboards, “Board and Batten” cladding, decking, structural timbers, doors, and some of the interior joinery.